Thief on a Bike May Be Responsible for String of Robberies

Press release from the Eureka Police Department:

EPD Eureka Police DepartmentThe Eureka Police Department is investigating a string of commercial armed robberies that occurred during a two week span on the west side of Eureka.

August 14, 2017 around 3:15 a.m. gas station on the 3500 block of Broadway
August 30, 2017 around 6:45 a.m. gas station on the 1700 block of Broadway
September 1, 2017 around 1:15 a.m. convenience store on the 30 block of Wabash

In each incident, a male enters the store, brandishes a firearm, and flees on a bike with an undisclosed amount of cash. Based on the similarities, it appears the incidents could be related, however detectives are exploring all possibilities.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call Detective Cosetti at (707) 441-4315.

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